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Groom arrested at his wedding reception after assaulting restaurant employees.

Police in Rhode Island say a groom was arrested at his wedding reception for assaulting restaurant employees.

- Global News - CA

Town to pay $40,000 settlement over 3rd-grader interrogation.

A Rhode Island town has agreed to pay $40,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a third-grader who said police interrogated her for hours over a false report.

- FOX News - US

Sen. Whitehouse: 'Good Chance' Flynn Is Cooperating With FBI.

Gen. Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former security adviser, likely is cooperating with the FBI's probe in its Russia investigation, according to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.

- Newsmax - US

Car lovers' Newport: 2 museums highlight design on wheels.

NEWPORT, R.I. " Car enthusiasts now have their pick of destinations to get their fix while visiting Newport, with two car museums featuring classic and rare cars, the newest having opened just this month. The Audrain Automobile...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'Family Guy' Pays Tribute To Adam West.

Family Guy paid tribute to the late Adam West in its Sunday night episode beginning with a photo memorializing the show's mayor. The episode concluded with an "In Loving Memory" image, preceding a rerun of The Dating Game, in which West appeared this season. West, who played himself as the hilarious mayor of Quahog, Rhode ...

- Deadline.com - US

Teacher's photo op with Trump brings a whole new meaning to the word fan.

Nikos Giannopoulos, Rhode Island's teacher of the year, gets his photo taken with Donald and Melania Trump ... and his beloved fan.

- MNN - US

ICE agents continue to stalk immigrants at courthouses—this time, at a human trafficking court.

Despite the fact that the chief justices of the California Supreme Court, the Connecticut Supreme Court, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and the Rhode Island Supreme Court  have taken the extraordinary step of condemning ICE's reprehensible tactic of arresting immigrants at courthouses, federal immigration agents ...

- Daily Kos - US

Groom arrested at wedding reception, charged with assault.

A groom was arrested at his wedding reception for assaulting restaurant employees,police in Rhode Island has said. The post Groom arrested at wedding reception, charged with assault appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

US teacher decides to be 'visibly queer' in photo with Donald Trump.

When Rhode Island's teacher of the year took his turn in front of the camera with US President Donald Trump in April, he struck a pose some took as an act of defiance. Nikos Giannopoulos cocked his head ever so slightly away from the president, toward a black lace fan he'd brought with him. He wore a rainbow pin on his ...

- Stuff - NZ

Trump and Melania upstaged in photo by fabulous, fan-wielding 'Teacher of the Year'.

Rhode Island's teacher of the year saw his face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump go viral after taking a sassy' picture with the president. Nikos Giannopoulos, 29, visited the White House after being named the state's teacher of the year, and whipped out a lace fan to strike a pose during his phot...

- The Raw Story - US

'Visibly queer in the Oval Office': Gay teacher strikes a pose in photo with Trump.

When Rhode Island's teacher of the year took his turn in front of the camera with President Trump, he struck a pose some took as an act of defiance: Nikos … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Special education teacher of the year upstages US President Trump

Rhode Island's Teacher of the Year has taken social media by storm with his unconventional Oval Office photo. Nikos Giannopoulos said his prop symbolized "taking pride in queer identity."

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Rhode Island teacher's fan steals Trump's thunder

Rhode Island's teacher of the year let his personality shine through in his White House photo.

- BBC - UK

Rhode Island's 'sassy' Teacher of the Year posed next to Trump with a black lace fan — and Trump loved it

Facebook/The White House Nikos Giannopoulos, Rhode Island's 2017 Teacher of the Year, posed next to President Donald Trump while holding a black lace fan and wearing a rainbow LGBTQ pride pin on his jacket. And Trump "loved it," Giannopoulos told NPR. Giannopoulos posted the official White House photograph to Facebook on ...

- Business Insider - US

'Teacher of the year' makes a statement for Pride Month in photo with Trump

Rhode Island's best teacher didn't turn down his opportunity to meet the president of the United States , but he did make a statement about his values. Nikos Giannopoulos, voted teacher of the year for 2017 in Rhode Island, visited the White House back in April. When the official White House photo of Giannopoulos, ...

- Mashable! - US

A Teacher of the Year's Photo With Trump Is Going Viral

Rhode Island's Teacher of the Year is drawing attention for his display of LGBT pride in a photo-op with President Trump, the AP reports. The photo from Nikos Giannopoulos' visit to the Oval Office in April shows the teacher wearing a rainbow pin on his suit jacket; he is casually...

- Newser - US

The story behind President Trump's 'little bit sassy' Oval Office photo with a queer teacher

Rhode Island teacher Nikos Giannopoulos brought some unique flair to the Oval Office when he met with President and Melania Trump.

- Yahoo! News - US

Teacher's photo showing LGBT pride next to Trump goes viral

Rhode Island's Teacher of the Year is drawing attention for his display of LGBT pride in a photo-op with President Donald Trump.

- FOX News - US

Site selected for monument noting city's role in slave trade

NEWPORT, R.I. — The Rhode Island city of Newport has picked a site for a monument memorializing Africans brought to the port city to become slaves and those who died during the trans-Atlantic journey.

- Billings Gazette - US

In Rhode Island, Some Schools Think They Have the Right to Spy on Students With School Laptops

School officials can secretly access school-issued laptops at a student's home without any suspicion of wrongdoing. Students today have a lot to worry about: passing that pesky biology class, getting into college, and mastering the perfect Snapchat filter, to name just a few examples. However, there is one concerning matter ...

- ACLU - US

Paid family and medical leave: An issue whose time has come

The U.S. is the only developed nation without a national paid family leave policy. Though a handful of states have created their own policies—including California, New Jersey, Rhode Island, New York, and the District of Columbia—the plans have a lack of public awareness and low take-up rates. And while some private ...

- Brookings - US

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